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  • [Archived] IN12082|Tax Credits for “Clean Electricity”—Projected Effects on CO2 Emissions and the Generation Mix (CRS)

    1/23/23
  • 30 by 30: A Two-Year Status Update on E.O. 14008 (CRS)

    02/24/23
  • Aviation, Air Pollution, and Climate Change (CRS)

    02/24/23
  • Carbon Dioxide (CO2) Pipeline Development: Federal Initiatives (CRS)

    06/02/23
  • Chevron Deference in the Courts of Appeals (CRS)

    06/08/23
  • Climate Change and Adaptation: Department of Defense (CRS)

    04/06/23
  • Earth Day: Fact Sheet (CRS)

    04/19/23
  • Energy and Minerals Provisions in the Infrastructure Investment and Jobs Act (P.L. 117-58) (CRS)

    03/31/23
  • Environmental Justice and the National Environmental Policy Act (CRS)

    7/19/23
  • Environmental Provisions in Free Trade Agreements (FTAs) (CRS)

    02/28/23
  • Environmental Reviews and Permitting: Pending Legislation (CRS)

    5/31/23
  • EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reduction Fund (GGRF) (CRS)

    04/25/2023
  • EPA’s Greenhouse Gas Reporting Program (CRS)

    3/20/2023
  • Experimental Populations Under the Endangered Species Act (CRS)

    05/23/23
  • Experimental Populations Under the Endangered Species Act and Gray Wolves (CRS)

    5/30/23
  • Five-Year Offshore Oil and Gas Leasing Program: Status and Issues in Brief (CRS)

    05/10/23
  • Forest Service Assistance Programs (CRS)

    6/30/23
  • Funding for Wildfire Management: FY2023 Appropriations for Forest Service and Department of the Interior (CRS)

    02/28/23
  • Greenhouse Gas Emissions in the U.S. Electricity Sector: Background, Policies, and Projections (CRS)

    05/18/23
  • Heavy-Duty Vehicles, Air Pollution, and Climate Change (CRS)

    2/14/23
  • Indonesia: GHG Emissions and Climate Change Policy (CRS)

    1/6/23
  • Is That Climate Change? The Science of Extreme Event Attribution (CRS)

    06/01/23
  • Light-Duty Vehicles, Air Pollution, and Climate Change (CRS)

    6/21/2023
  • Limiting Lead in Public Water Supplies: An Overview of the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s Regulatory Actions (CRS)

    3/8/2023
  • Mountain Valley Pipeline: Congressional Authorization (CRS)

    06/09/23
  • Ocean Acidification: Frequently Asked Questions (CRS)

    04/25/2023
  • Oil and Chemical Spills: Federal Emergency Response Framework (CRS)

    03/06/23
  • Oil Spills: Background and Governance (CRS)

    6/22/23
  • Safe Drinking Water Act: Proposed National Primary Drinking Water Regulation for Specified PFAS (CRS)

    03/30/23
  • Solar Geoengineering and Climate Change (CRS)

    05/09/2023
  • Status of Efforts to Restore Chesapeake Bay Water Quality (CRS)

    6/30/23
  • Supreme Court Narrows Federal Jurisdiction Under Clean Water Act (CRS)

    6/21/2023
  • The Diesel Emissions Reduction Act (DERA) Program (CRS)

    2/1/23
  • The Pesticide Registration Improvement Act of 2022 (PRIA 5; Division HH, Title VI of P.L. 117-328): Authority to Collect Fees (CRS)

    2/8/23
  • U.S. Army Corps of Engineers Nuisance Species Efforts (CRS)

    05/03/23
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Appropriations: FY2024 President’s Budget Request (CRS)

    4/20/23
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Water Infrastructure Programs and FY2023 Appropriations (CRS)

    1/13/23
  • U.S. Environmental Protection Agency FY2023 Appropriations (CRS)

    3/16/2023
  • U.S. Forest Carbon Data: In Brief (CRS)

    06/06/2023
  • U.S. Greenhouse Gas Emissions Trends and Projections from the Inflation Reduction Act (CRS)

    1/12/23
  • U.S. International Climate Finance: A Primer (CRS)

    4/24/2023
  • U.S. International Climate Finance: FY2024 (CRS)

    4/24/2023
  • Waters of the United States (WOTUS): Frequently Asked Questions About the Scope of the Clean Water Act (CRS)

    02/23/23
  • Wildfire Statistics (CRS)

    03/01/23
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